This update extends the Key Management Service (kms) for windows 7 and Windows server 2008 r2 to allow enterprise licensing of windows 8 and of Windows Server 2012.
KMS provides support for the following KMS client activations:
- Windows server 2008 R2 and Windows server 2008 r2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
- Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
- Windows 8
- Windows server 2012
- windows 7 and Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
- Windows vista and Windows Vista service pack 2 (SP2)
Key Management Service (KMS) uses a KMS host key to activate KMS on a KMS host, and to establish a local activation service in your environment. This update extends support for KMS to provide activation for Windows 8 and for Windows Server 2012.